Sunday, March 13, 2011

Aftermath and ongoing info re Japanese 8.9 earthquake and tsunami

An excellent list of ways to help Japan.

"Millions of people spent a third night without water, food or heating in near-freezing temperatures along the devastated northeastern coast; the containment building of a second nuclear reactor exploded because of hydrogen buildup while the stock market plunged over the likelihood of huge losses by Japanese industries including big names such as Toyota and Honda."

Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant Reactor 3 explosion @ March 14, 2011

Side by side images of the 2 explosions at nuclear plants #1 and #3

Mind boggling photos at the In Focus site of the impact of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan

U.S. Detects Radiation 60 Miles From Stricken Plant.

Footage of the moment the tsunami hit

Rolling blackout information via armage on MetaFilter.

Inconceivably messy aftermath

Rescue of 60 year man swept 15 kilometers out to sea, survived by sitting on top of his house

Extraordinary video of the tsunami and the horrendous damage that went more than 6 kilometers inland

Satellite before and after images, roll bar. From the New York Times

Bookstore vid, during earthquake

Uh oh. Shinmoedake volcano erupts.

Weather in Japan.

Global jetstream.

National Radiation Map, depicting environmental radiation levels across the USA

Map of Japan showing the Nuclear Sites around the country, most of which are Nuclear Power Plants, including the ones that are in danger of meltdown and radiation release

ABC Australia's before and after pics of the tsunami in Japan

Real Time Seismicity. Significant aftershocks, hundreds of them.

A partial meltdown of the nuclear fuel in the reactor also is believed to have occurred. Why and how did the No. 1 reactor plunge into such a serious condition?

Harumi Watanabe's last words to her parents were a desperate plea to "stay together" as a tsunami crashed through the windows and engulfed their family home with water, mud and wreckage.

Aftermath video

2011.03.13 Shin-Urayasu Japan Earthquake Aftermath

Oh no. 

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